Favourite Classic Composers is a collection of short biographies providing a concise insight into the world of classical music. This book has an accessible, user-friendly approach with quotations from the composers and their contemporaries, suggested pieces to listen to and a selection of answers to questions about the composers and their music. Complicated musical terms are explained in the glossary. Weblinks provide access via the Waylinks website to interesting web pages providing additional useful information. The collection features the following composers: Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelsshon, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Haydn, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Strauss II and Prokofiev.
Liz Gogerly is a writer and editor of children's information books and a former teacher. She has worked on a wide variety of books and has a specialist knowledge of history and biographies.